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Join us for City Suds at Zanzabar!
Join us for City Suds at Zanzabar! (Broken Sidewalk)

What’s Louisville’s big idea? This Thursday, August 16 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., join us for the next City Suds Urbanism Happy Hour at Zanzabar (2100 South Preston Street), which is quickly shaping up to being a monthly event. We’ll be taking on the Bloomberg Mayors Challenge, brainstorming ideas for Louisville to bring home the $5 million dollar prize, and if we come up with something good, we’ll send it along to Mayor Fischer for consideration. What’s the Mayors Challenge?

According to the Car-Free Happy Hour Facebook event page, “Car-Free Happy Hour will be kicking it up two notches this month with classic video game and pinball fun at the ultra-hip Zanzabar!” As is usual with these gatherings, people interested in transportation options other than the automobile will be on hand for a lively discussion on transportation and more. It’s a great opportunity for a bike ride or trying out TARC like you’ve been meaning to. So head on over to Zanzabar (2100 South Preston Street) between 5:30 and 8:00 p.m. next Wednesday.

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(Branden Klayko / Broken Sidewalk)
(Branden Klayko / Broken Sidewalk)

With last week’s announcement of the new Sol Aztecas at the Whiskey Row Lofts, we started thinking about all the new activity we’ve been hearing about on the local business front. There seems to be quite a bit happening in Louisville despite the recession. We’ve thought about this before, but now as so many new businesses are being announced anew, we can’t help but bring it up again. Here’s a rundown of some of the new business that’s happening in Louisville.